THE ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE OF NEW WRITING

Popshot is an illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from the literary new blood.

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THROUGH THE FLOWERS

A haunting story by Stephen Hargadon which sees the purchase of an old book lead to devastating consequences. Illustration by Kate O’Hara.

APRIL 30TH 2016

THE PERVERT

A poem by Marianne MacRae, based on a man she would observe on the way to work, who used to stare intently at girls whilst eating various pieces of fruit.

APRIL 26TH 2016

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I LAY WITH YOU

Inspired by classic fairytales, Gretel Keyte's crepuscular poem speaks of letting go and seeing who you really are. Illustration by Rachel Orme.

APRIL 23RD 2016

THE FENCE

An isolated community finds itself at the centre of mysterious events in Adena Graham's disconcerting short story. Illustration by Isabel Seliger.

APRIL 20TH 2016

CLIMBING TREES

Sophie Fenella's poem, from our recent Adventure issue, explores the ways in which adventurous personalities can affect the dynamic of a relationship.

APRIL 16TH 2016

MEET THE FABER NEW POETS

Now in its fourth incarnation, four fresh Faber New Poets pamphlets have been released in the ongoing partnership between Faber and the Arts Council.

APRIL 13TH 2016

THE LIGHT EATER

A beautifully imaginative flash fiction piece by Kirsty Logan, written in response to the death of her father. Illustration by Ricardo Bessa.

APRIL 8TH 2016

THE ADVENTURE ISSUE IN MAGNIFICENT MOTION

Illustrator Thomas Danthony and animator Christopher van Wilson have teamed up to bring the cover of our new issue into animated form.

APRIL 5TH 2016

OUR BRAND NEW
ISSUE IS OUT TODAY

The Adventure Issue is here, featuring a sterling line up of illustrated fiction and poetry that travels from the moors of Yorkshire to the surface of the moon.

MARCH 31ST 2016

SPRING CLEANING

A spirited poem by Alexander Blustin, written to mark the end of a despondent period and the beginning of a better one. Illustration by Brandon Loving.

MARCH 25TH 2016

AN EXCLUSIVE SHORT STORY FROM OUR NEW ISSUE

Gain an exclusive first read of Shadows, a tense short story from our impending Adventure issue following two astronauts lost on the moon.

MARCH 22ND 2016

POEM FOR BEN

In honour of World Poetry Day, read Helen Mort’s poem on writing poems, inspired by a rejection letter sent to her friend. Illustration by Yulia Yakushova.

MARCH 21ST 2016

THE HOUSE THAT
WANTED TO BE A BOAT

Inspired by cliff landslides in Whitby, Angela Readman's poem talks of the close bond between our homes and our history. Illustration by Paul Garland.

MARCH 17TH 2016

A SNEAK PEEK AT THE
COVER OF OUR NEW ISSUE

Launching in two weeks’ time, take a look at the cover of our forthcoming Adventure issue, illustrated by the ever-stylish Thomas Danthony.

MARCH 15TH 2016